Aramark Corporation Washington , DC 20319
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world's leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
The Front Desk Supervisor is required to welcome and accommodate guests and staff in an effective and courteous manner. Directly participates in operating a traditional 24-hour, seven days a week, hotel-style front desk operation. The Front Desk Supervisor answers external and internal telephone calls taking and delivering messages as needed, provides guest services at the lodge so each staff member and guest experiences a positive impression of the facility, works in conjunction with all guest service employees and deals with any lodge guests and employees who require or request hospitality services.
Empowered to make decisions that directly affect the guest's experience in a positive fashion.
The front desk will be staffed to provide services 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
After training, must display a working knowledge of emergency procedures so that employee and guest safety will be insured.
Utilizes the radio/paging internal communication system used throughout the facility.
Acts as the reservation attendant.
Assists in coordinating registration functions for all guests.
Daily front desk checklist tasks that include:
Check in and check out functions.
Guest orientation of the local area and the Lodge facilities.
Preparation and hand out of name tags and other orientation information.
Proper telephone service techniques and reservation system operation.
Handling of guest mail, messages, and special deliveries.
Full understanding and utilization of the property management system. (SMS and Retail Pro)
Familiarization with night audit functions.
Assist all guests in any way possible.
Maintain a limited supply of sundries.
Communicate specials, packages and special events to all front desk agents
Reconciles disputed guest charges.
Provides explanation for paid outs, miscellaneous charges, and allowances (must have the approval of the manager on duty).
Participates in Quality Assurance Programs and reviews to address areas in need of improvement.
Assists with storing and inventorying of supplies necessary to perform daily operations.
Works within the key issuance and control program to ensure total key control and quality assurance.
Communicates closely with all departments to ensure a seamless guest experience.
Responsible for sale of gift shop items.
Responsible for keeping the gift shop area cleaned & well stocked.
Active departmental participation in training programs as directed by the General Manager.
In the event of inclement weather, will be required to remain on sight and on duty until replaced.
Follows ARAMARK policies and procedures and safety policies.
May be required to work overtime, nights, and/or weekends.
Work Night Audit shifts as required
Work with FOM on FIT Reservations and billing
Work with FOM on monitoring, hard blocking, advance deposits, cancellations and oversold situations.
May be asked to work MOD shifts.
Additional tasks and responsibilities may be assigned at the discretion of the manager.
Status and Scope:
Reports to Front Office Manager
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Can read, understand and clearly speak English.
A driver's license is necessary.
Minimum of two years experience in a like employment.
Company Vehicle, computer, and golf cart
Little or No Travel (>10%)
LIGHT - Lifting 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects up to 10 pounds
Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran